22nd circuit commission seeks applicants for Bush circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis city

23 May 2017
ST. LOUIS – The Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission (city of St. Louis) is accepting applications for a circuit judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Julian L. Bush.
The commission encourages qualified individuals to apply for judicial office. Qualifications for circuit judges may be found in article V, section 21 of the Missouri Constitution.

Application forms may be picked up in the clerk’s office at the Missouri Court of Appeals in the Old Post Office, 815 Olive Street, Room 304, St. Louis, Missouri. Applications are also available here:

Application:     in Word     in PDF
Instructions:     in Word     in PDF
No previous applications will be transferred to the current opening.

Applications must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. June 13, 2017. In accordance with Rules 10.28 and 10.29, candidate interviews will be conducted publicly.

The commission will meet to interview and select the nominees to be submitted to the governor on July 12 and July 13, 2017, in the Division Courtroom of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, at 815 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri. 

The members of the Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission are: Philip M. Hess, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District; Thomas K. Neill, Bryan J. Sanger, Rita L. Burlison and André Harris. (Please note: Judge James M. Dowd will become chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals effective July 1, 2017.)
Contact: Laura Roy, clerk of court
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
(314) 539-4300